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Djerba, also transliterated as Jerba or Jarbah, is, at 514 square kilometres, the largest island of North Africa, located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia. It had a population of 139,544 at the 2004 Census, while the latest official estimate is 158,941.
- also known as 杰尔巴岛
- part of Tunisia
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Plane Truth (2007)
A Private Investigator's Story by Carl Davies
Djerba is an island of sand in the southwestern corner of the Gulf of Sirte and gives new meaning to the idea of an oasis. On this island are a number of hotels of modest quality, catering to sun-worshipers from North- ern Germany and ...
Arab Nights (2017)
Post 9/11 Thriller set Tunisia by Alexis Debary
Djerba is a popular Tunisian vacation island off the coast of North Africa. It is practically even-levelled and almost entirely covered by sandy soil, blazing yellow in the heat. It is an outpost of the Sahara, left behind when the Mediterranean filled ...
by Tatjana Argamante, Alessio Toia
Djerba is the largest island of North Africa, located in Tunisia, in the Gulf of Gabes . The impression of this island is that the time stands still . Djerba is a continental island, which lies very close to the mainland, ...
A Travel Guide to Homer (2014)
On the Trail of Odysseus Through Turkey and the Mediterranean by John Freely
Djerba is a centre of the Islamic sect ...
Response to Climate Change by Mohamed Ouessar, Donald Gabriels, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Steven Evett
In terms of geomorphology, Djerba is a flat zone with a maximum altitude of 54 m in the south part ...
Best Stews in the World (2012)
300 Satisfying One-Dish Dinners, from Chilis and Gumbos to Curries and Cassoulet by Clifford A. Wright
Today Djerba is a tourist destination for northern Europeans and a delightful island with wonderful seafood. This octopus stew, yakhna bi'lākḥtabūṭ in Arabic, is a specialty of the island. There the octopus men use special contraptions made of ...
Real Stew (2002)
300 Recipes for Authentic Home-cooked Cassoulet, Gumbo, Chili, Curry, Minestrone, Bouillabaisse, Stroganoff, Goulash, Chowder, and Much More by Clifford A. Wright
Today Djerba is a tourist destination for northern Europeans and a delightful island with wonderful seafood. This octopus stew, yakhna bi'l-akhtahut in Arabic, is a specialty of the island. There the octopus men use special contraptions made of ...
by James Macaulay
Nevertheless, Djerba is a place with many historical points of interest, dating ...
A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze
Djerba, Battle of (I560) Decisive naval battle between the Ottoman and ...
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The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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